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Results: 2008 English Nationals

Full results of the 2008 English National Championships from Preston's Guild Hall.

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David Read, Nigel Boddice, Chris Wormald

Test piece:
Infinity, Robert Redhead

Full Results:

1. Grimethorpe Colliery, Allan Withington, 8
2. Black Dyke, Dr Nicholas Childs, 14
3. Brighouse and Rastrick, Alan Morrison, 13
4. Mount Charles, Andrew Duncan, 9
5. Fodens Richardson, Garry Cutt, 10
6. Hepworth (Cookson Homes), Ian Porthouse, 4
7. Rothwell Temperance,David Roberts, 11
8. Leyland, Jason Katsikaris, 5
9. Fairey, Philip Chalk, 2
10. Reg Vardy, Steve Malcolm, 15
11. YBS Band, Morgan Griffiths, 6
12. PolySteel, Philip Harper, 12
13. Carlton Main Frickley Colliery, Russell Gray, 7
14. Redbridge, Jeremy Wise, 3
15. Fishburn, Ray Farr, 1

Best instrumentalist: Soprano, Kevin Crockford, Grimethorpe
Youngest player: Matthew Shaw [16], Hepworth

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Get your event listed FREE for 2017

October 24 • As the 2016 contesting season reaches its final few weeks, it's not too early to find out if your event is listed for the 2017 contest season on 4BR?

Winter Gardens

Blackpool in February for North West Area until 2020

October 24 • The North West Regional Championships will be held at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool in February until 2020.

Brass in Concert

International musical flavour to events at Brass in Concert

October 24 • Feature performances from the USA, The Netherlands, Norway and Australia add to the international flavour at Brass in Concert.

Michael Antrobus

Death of Michael Antrobus

October 24 • The death has been announced of Michael Antrobus — the former resident conductor of Black Dyke and a major musical influence on the Norwegian banding movement.

Elland Silver Band - Special Guest Geneva Soloist Ben Godfrey

Saturday 29 October • All Saints Church Savile Road Elland, Halifax HXN 0NH

Regent Hall Concerts - Royal Greenwich Brass Band

Saturday 29 October • St Alfege Church. Greenwich Church St. London SE10 9BJ SE10 9BJ

Contest: Foden's Solo, Duet & Quartet Contest

Saturday 29 October • Crewe Rd, Sandbach CW11 3NS

Regent Hall Concerts - Central Band of the RAF Symphonic Brass

Friday 4 November • Regent Hall (The Salvation Army). 275 Oxford Street - opp. BHS. London. W1C 2DJ W1C 2DJ

Contest: SWBBA 70th Annual Championships

Saturday 5 November • The Riviera International Centre, Chestnut Avenue, Torquay, Devon TQ2 5LZ

Crofton Silver Band

October 24 • Fancy joining the quintuple champions? The Leicester, Butlins, Yorkshire Area, Bolsover and National Champions are on the lookout for committed players to fill the following seats, Solo Cornet, Trombone and Bb Bass.

Olney Brass

October 23 • Olney Brass is an ambitious 3rd section band looking to find an experienced and enthusiastic conductor/musical director. Based in Milton Keynes the band is keen to improve and develop its contesting and concert work.

East London Brass

October 23 • London championship band (1 min from Walthamstow Central tube/train station) are looking for the following player: . - Bass Trombone

John Maines

BA (Hons)
Presenter, compere and conductor